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India is known for its sexual innovation, having introduced the world to the wonders of the Kama Sutra. In this steamy DOC-DEBUT, director "Q" explores the the meaning of love and romance in a modern world still swayed by the traditions of India's ancient sexual culture.
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In this special Link TV interview, "Persepolis" filmmaker Marjane Satrapi discusses how she came to create first an autobiographical graphic novel, then an Academy Award-nominated film about her experiences as an Iranian, both in her home country and as an exile in Europe. Clips from the film demonstrate Satrapi's moving use of humor and passion to tell the story of an Iran caught between the desire for independence and the strict Islamic state that emerged after the 1979 revolution....
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12:08 East of Bucharest describes the fall of communism through the eyes of a provincial television station. The film was the first made by Corneliu Porumboiu, and won the apt award of Camera D?Or (Best First Film) at 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
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An interview with George Soros, financier and philanthropist, about his new involvement in US politics. Soros, who has recently donated millions to Democratic leaning organizations, contends that President Bush's Iraq policy has created new terrorists and made the world less secure.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Can you love a robot? Mechanical Love is a documentary on the interrelationship between robots and humans, portraying people who in different ways enjoy a close relationship with a robot.
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by Mark Sugg
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Clips of George Soros in Russia and Washington, DC
Topics: Linkshorts, George Soros
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In this beautiful classic film directed by Youssef Chahine, Cairo's main railroad station is used to represent all of Egyptian society - a place brimming with sexuality, repression, madness and violence among society's most marginalized.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Bitter Seeds follows a season in a village in Vidharbha, Maharashtra, from sowing cotton seeds to harvest. Cotton farmer Ram Krishna borrows heavily in to face the mounting costs of both modern farming and a daughter?s wedding. His story is too alike that of farmers who commit suicide in despair. Manjusha, his neighbour, is fighting family traditions to become a reporter, and find out why her father had to commit suicide.
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Can you love a robot? Mechanical Love is a documentary on the interrelationship between robots and humans, portraying people who in different ways enjoy a close relationship with a robot.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Set among a small circle of friends and neighbors in a Parisian suburb, "35 Shots of Rum" is a warm, funny and enchanting film from the great French filmmaker Claire Denis.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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An excerpt from Robert Scheer's interview with "No End in Sight" director and Academy Award nominee Charles Ferguson. In this clip Ferguson describes what he thinks will happen in Iraq in the immediate future. For the full interview tune into our special presentation, "The Politics of War."
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Naoki had it all during Japan's bubble economy days. But come the crash of the early 90's, he lost everything, only to be saved by his new lower-class girlfriend, Yoshire. Watch their struggle to survive in the world's second richest economy.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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This Link TV special is a beautiful animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana, featuring a cast of flying monkeys, gods, and evil monsters. Set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, this is "the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told."
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(Latin Pulse/Pulso Latino: March 17, 2009) President Obama courted Latino voters with immigration reform, but economic worries have taken priority above all else. Through news reports from Latin America and US Latin newscasts, we show the view from the South on immigration. Our partner New America Media speaks with writer Richard Rodriguez about how immigration has changed over the last few years, and what it will mean to leave reform unaddressed. Latin Pulse investigates the role of ICE and...
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As I walked across the Great Wall, my cultural attaché Tony took a moment to explain the significance of Deng Xiaoping in China’s development. After Chairman Mao’s death in 1976, Deng Xiaoping began a series of open reform policies with the West that are credited for making the Chinese economy into the fastest growing in the world. Deng Xiaoping, who studied abroad in France, understood that for China to reemerge as a world power, it would have to participate in the global economy.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In this episode we follow Christine, a final-year student who fears she is pregnant. Early pregnancy forces 6,000 girls out of schooling in Uganda every year.
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As the second-most populous country in the world with an estimated 1.1 billion people in 2006, and leader of the fourth largest economy in the world, India's growth has placed great strain on the country's environment and communities. Deforestation, soil erosion, water pollution and land degradation continue to worsen - causing many to worry about the future of the country. The Explore team travels to India in November of 2006 to meet with community leaders and local organizations taking on...
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This episode looks at the state of immigration in the U.S., which is beginning to radically change the demographics of American society.
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A blind wanderer and his spirited granddaughter travel the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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A new regular series on Link TV, DOC-DEBUT highlights unique and groundbreaking international documentary films. Each week will feature the U.S. television premiere of a new foreign doc, offering American audiences unprecedented perspectives on world even
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Visiting from Germany, Marcel shares his perspective on the U.S. Presidential election.
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Human Rights Watch strongly criticized a new protest law being considered by the Shura Council, Egypt's temporary legislative body. It would ban protesters from holding demonstrations near government buildings and allow the police to disperse protests with force. In aletter to the president, the organization described the new law as a setback to human rights. BBC Arabic reports.
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NEWSLINE, NHK's top-rated flagship news program, delivers 30-minute daily reports on the current affairs of Japan and Asia. This program also presents global weather forecasts and business news.
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Watch as innovative Japanese dance group WORLD ORDER prepares for their performance at the legendary venue, Budokan, and experience what it is to see them live on a 360 degree stage.
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William Hibbits of Veg Rev gives a how-to on how to convert your car into a machine running on alternative fuels, like biodiesel and vegetable oil.
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Link TV spoke with Stefan Passantino, Gingrich campaign lawyer and Georgia delegate, and Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics, about the differences between super PACs and 501c4 nonprofits in terms of donor disclosure and campaign advertising laws.
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Witness heads to one of South Africa's largest and fastest growing cemeteries, Avalon. Once known as the final resting place of anti-apartheid activists, now the cemetery is running out of space because of AIDS.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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A young mother and her family experience the devastating impact of drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa in this documentary from Al Jazeera English's Witness series.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In this Link TV special, Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman speaks on censorship, her arrest at the 2008 Democratic convention, the importance of independent media, and her career as a journalist.
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A film festival favorite, The Witness highlights the dramatic and inspiring personal transformation of tough Brooklyn construction contractor, Eddie Lama, whose heart is opened by the love of a kitten. Los Angeles Times columnist Howard Rosenberg wrote, "The Witness is one man's truth that cries out for mass exposure--it may be the most important and persuasive film about animals ever made
Topics: animal rights, cruelty, animals
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by Link Media, Inc.
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The tai chi master moves in a meditative state as he harnesses the flow of energy. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese martial art practiced worldwide to reduce stress, enhance balance, and increase focus.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Yemen intensifies deadly crackdown on protest squares, Syrian tanks shell and besiege cities across the country, Israel admits to stripping 140,000 Palestinians of residency rights, and more.
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One year on, Egyptians return to Tahrir Square for the second "Friday of Rage," Syrian activists report of "terrifying massacre" in Homs, suicide bombing leaves 31 dead and fuels sectarian tension in Iraq, and more.
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Robbed of its recruiting pool in urban areas as most of its leaders are dead or behind bars, al Qaeda in Iraq has resorted to the recruitment of women and children as young as eleven years of age. Al Qaeda has been largely driven out from al Anbar province by the Sunni Awakening movement but now it has emerged in the unstable region of Diala, parts of Mosul, and the districts of al Amiriya and al Athimiya in the capital, Baghdad. “Desperate people resort to desperate acts,” according to a...
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It’s painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing. Senegal, a West African country, says it wants to eliminate cutting in 5 years.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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The wait is over! Our favorite Danes are back for a whole new season of Borgen. In the opener, Birgitte is visiting soldiers stationed in Afghanistan when their encampment is attacked, killing several soldiers. Find out what happens, June 3.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Join Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team on their journey to Rwanda as they visit four families of endangered wild mountain gorillas.
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A blind wanderer and his spirited granddaughter travel the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In the popular tourist destination of the Dominican Republic, sex workers have infection rates at least three times higher than the general population. In the streets of Santo Domingo, the port town of Haina and beachside Boca Chica, they are stigmatized. This is their moment, says a doctor who calls them the "Heroines of HIV."
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Mark Wright found a way to generate electricity from the Bisasar Road Landfill, one of the largest dumps in southern Africa, to provide electricity for the city of Durban. Correspondent Jeff Barbee reports from South Africa.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Arab League observers visit Syria's deadliest towns, an Israeli airstrike kills one Palestinian on third anniversary‎ of war on Gaza, an Egyptian court orders the army to end virginity tests, and more.
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As sanctions ravage the Iranian economy, the BBC looks into the effects on the pharmaceutical industry, as regular Iranians struggle to purchase the medicine they need to survive.
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WATCH ONLINE! In this episode of Oceans 8, the kayaking team explores parts of the Gabon accessible only by water, circumnavigating Gabon's jewel of a national park, Loango, for an eye-opening adventure.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In episode 5 of Tribal Wives, teacher Dionne Braham moves from her home in London to live with one of the world's most famous and largest tribes in Africa: the Maasai. Feeling stuck in a rut, Dionne makes a radical choice.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Few people outside the academic world have heard his name, but Gene Sharp's writings on nonviolent revolution have inspired a new generation of protesters living under authoritarian regimes who yearn for democratic freedom.
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Reporters Solomon Kleinsmith and Jessica Eise seek out various perspectives on an issue, lobbying, that is essential to understanding the role of money in American politics. They speak with financial services industry lobbyist John McKechnie, Politico's Anna Palmer, and Congressman Jon Mica of Florida.
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Traditional values and modernization clash as Uganda becomes a melting pot of cultural values. In this episode, the school's choir embraces the 'witchdoctor dance' while the head teacher opposes witchcraft.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Paul Stamets, a nationally recognized author and biologist, talks about the ecological development and use of mushrooms at the 2006 Bioneers Conference.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In this intense documentary director Kazuo Hara records the strange crusade of Kenzo Okuzaki as he tries to resolve the gruesome WWII mystery which has haunted him for the past forty years.
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January 31, 2008 France, the U.S. and Russia are selling nuclear technology to an energy-hungry world. It's part diplomacy, part brinksmanship - and good for business. Iran, India, Libya and Saudi Arabia are buying it. But who sells to who, and why, is partly a political calculation. SOURCES: Press TV and Alalam, Iran; South Asia Newsline, India; TV5, France; Al Jazeera Englsih, Qatar; BBC, U.K., Russia Today, Russia.
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(Global Pulse: December 25, 2008) Gay sex in Iran can mean a government paid sex change. Yes Ahmadinejad, you have homosexuals too. In Asia's gay capital, tolerance is okay, but equality? No way. Gays and lesbians find a rocky, and sometimes violent road in their global struggle for justice and tolerance. SOURCES: BBC, U.K.; Al Jazeera, Qatar; Russia Today, Russia; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Southeast Asia Newsline, India; NDTV, India; CBC, Canada; CNN, U.S.; ABC, U.S.
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In episode 3 of Tribal Wives, 28-year-old Scottish air hostess Lana Inglis lives with Ethiopia's independent Afar tribe -- who strictly forbid drinking. Can she finally overcome her alcoholism?
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by Link Media, Inc.
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In episode 2 of Tribal Wives, Karen stays with the Waorani, a tribe isolated deep within the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle. As she immerses herself in tribal life, will Karen find what she really needs?
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Banning Eyre interviews Omar Faruk Tekbilek who talks about the relationship between musical and spiritual practice. He sings a Sufi song, accompanying himself on the Baglama, and demonstrates the Ney (flute) and the ear-splitting Zurna. Omar Faruk Tekbilek was born in Adana Turkey and found solace as a prodigy of music at the age of eight. He also studied for the Sufi priesthood, seeing no difference between the state induced by music or the pursuit of the spiritual. He was nominated as Best...
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It should be a happy event having a daughter in the family, but for some women in India and a few other Asian countries it is seen as a burden. Many pregnant women experience intense pressure from family members to find out the sex of their fetuses and to abort the females. The UN Population Fund is working hard in India to educate people about gender equality and eradicate the problems caused by gender prejudices.
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In this interview with host Mark Hertsgaard, University of California at Berkeley biologist Ignacio Chapela discusses the dangers of genetically modified foods - not only the questionable science behind it, but also how these new plants have been distributed worldwide.
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Encountering new extremes of wealth and poverty, altitude and freezing cold, the former member of the Monty Python comedy group brings his unique brand of wit and wisdom with him as he travels across the roof of the world.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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This Link TV special, featuring the film "Manufacturing Consent," examines how the power elites use the media to convince the public to follow their agenda.
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by Link Media, Inc.
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Meet Nina and Mickey McCoy, schoolteachers from Inez, Kentucky, as they take their fight against King Coal to Washington. Tired of writing letters to their representatives and getting no response, they decide to go to the next level.
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Can I live without my legs? During a visit from Baptiste Gossein, a former pro surfer and friend who is paralyzed from a surfing accident, Mike shares a very real conversation about a possible life without his legs. Reality sets in, and Mike begins to question if life is worth living.
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The tiger prawn industry in Thailand exploits people and the environment. Small fish and juvenile sharks, caught by Thai trawlers operating illegally in foreign waters from Indonesia to Bangladesh, are ground into fishmeal for prawn food. As fishing stocks are depleted, local fishermen are affected. Thai trawlers operators often hire Burmese workers who are exploited and abused. The Thai prawn industry is the largest of its kind in the world and markets prawns to European consumers. Watch this...
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The Glow of White Women, an autobiographical documentary film made by Yunus Valley, tells a personal story of growing up amidst the extreme segregation of Nelspruit, South Africa, which effected societal perceptions of beauty.
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Link TV's citizen reporters are crashing the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and asking tough questions about money in politics. In this report, get to know our citizen journalists, Jessica Eise and Solomon Kleinsmith, and find out why money in politics is the issue that they will be tackling.
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International agencies, the nuclear industry and governments ignore important scientific data about the consequences of the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. A screw up or a cover up? Authors of a new book, Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment published by the New York Academy of Sciences say it was a massive cover up. They say that almost a million people worldwide died as a result of Chernonbyl -- not 4,000 as officially claimed by the International...
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International agencies, the nuclear industry and governments ignore important scientific data about the consequences of the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. Authors of a new book, Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment say that almost a million people died as a result of Chernonbyl -- not 4,000 as officially claimed. Was it a screw up or a cover up?
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An exciting new television series that explores the frontiers of religion and metaphysics, of science and spirituality. Host Bokara Legendre brings together an engaging group of well-known scientists, thinkers, and spiritual teachers from around the world. Unique spontaneous conversation result as fascinating guests are brought together for the first time to share their insights, knowledge and wisdom.
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Topics: linkshorts, Spirituality, Religion, Metaphysics
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The fall of the Taliban six years ago heralded new rights for Afghan women: no more beatings, no more repression, and no more mandatory burqas. But did their health and wellbeing improve?
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Three Mile Island. The worse nuclear accident in US history. The government and industry position hasn't changed in 30 years. Officials say the amount of radiation released from the plant during the 1979 disaster was small -- the maximum anyone could have received was equivalent to a chest X-Ray. But there is medical evidence to prove otherwise. According to Dr. Stephen Wing of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, cancers in local residents were elevated under the path of the...
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This Buddhist monk raised my awareness in the short time we were together. In particular, he taught me about the concept of ignorance, a concept that he equated to a lack of education. I realize that the root of many of the problems I see in the world stems from a lack of education that breeds ignorance and fuels hatred.
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President Bush, in a public display of support, honored the Dalai Lama with the Congressional Medal of Honor. China isn’t amused. Watch as we explore both perspectives and the possible effects on Chinese-U.S relations. Sources: CCTV, China; ABC News, U.S; Asia Today, China; the Jim Lehrer News Hour, U.S.
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Join former Monty Python comedy group member Michael Palin on his journey to Peshawar by steam train as he visits Dharamsala for an audience with the Dalai Lama.
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South Sudan's leader says Sudan air strikes amount to declaration of war, Amnesty International highlights rising discrimination against Muslims in Europe, violence in Syria undeterred by UN observers, and more.
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Capture the essence of Japan's fabulous pop-culture in 'Kawaii' style! MC Misha and a special guest report from Tokyo and Paris on the new trend that fuses Japanese traditional culture and the latest fashion.
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An interview with "Playing for Change" founder Mark Johnson. The astounding success of his globetrotting video of "Stand By Me" has seen the establishment of a foundation, the building of music schools and plans for accompanying high tech information hubs. A better world through music may actually be possible, Mark explains.
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In this speech, Hedges takes us through history to show the calculated destruction of what was the Liberal Class. He advocates for a new movement to be born -- one that revolts against the unfettered capitalism that he says is destroying our world.